Chapter 6: Rationals: Multiplication, Division, and Applications

by

Millard Lewis and John Moore

DayTwo: Multiplying Decimals

Find out how much the designated number of shares would cost for each stock below. You can find all of the stock prices here. Make sure you print this worksheet so you can turn it in.

Show the multiplication on the back of this sheet for five problems, and then you can use a calculator or the computer to do the rest.

Remember, we are dealing with money, so you must round your answers to the nearest hundredth of a dollar. (We can not spend \$0.001!!!!)

1.

5 shares of A T & T.

2.

4 shares of Pep Boys.

3.

6.3 shares of Home Shopping Network.

4.

8.5 shares of Sears, Roebuck & Co.

5.

2.1 shares of Yellow Corp.

6.

20.9 shares of McDonalds.

7.

10.9 shares of Blockbuster Entertainment.

8.

1.24 shares of Xerox Corp.

9.

20.17 shares of Apple Computer Inc.

10.

26.21 shares of Delta Air Lines.

11.

10.25 shares of Toys R Us.

12.

16.16 shares of Eastman Kodak Co.

13.

37.81 shares of Ford Motor Co.

14.

5.129 shares of Disney Co.

15.

21.882 shares of Proctor & Gamble.

The next 3 problems, you will be required to find out what the cost of the stock was yesterday by looking at the change number. You are instructed to buy 17.22 shares of each stock.

Microsoft Corp.

Nike Inc.

18.

Exxon Corp.

For the last two problems, you may buy as many shares of any stock you want, as long as it is not listed above. However you must buy your shares to the hundredths place (example: 4.52 shares). Have fun finding your favorite companies!

19.

I bought ________ shares of ___________________ for \$ _____ .

20.

I bought ________ shares of ___________________ for \$ _____ .